Ellin Greene Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains production material for three children's books by Ellin Greene, including typescripts.
- 1986 - 2011
- Greene, Ellin, 1927- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Ellin Greene was born September 18, 1927, in Elizabeth, NJ. She became a librarian and storyteller, specializing in group work with children. Eventually she became a children's literature specialist, and associate professor and dean of students at the University of Chicago.
Biographical Source: "Ellin Greene (1927-)." Something About the Author. Vol. 23. Detroit, MI, 1981.
Language of Materials
The collection contains written production material for three children's books, including typescripts, page proofs, correspondence, and research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Ellin Greene.
- Authors, American -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Children's literature, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Christmas -- Folklore Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Christmas stories Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Folklore -- Sweden Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Picture books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ellin Greene Papers, 1986-2011
- Jim Eyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- 2016: Collection reprocessed and finding aid updated
Collecting Area Details
Contact The Children's Literature Research Collections Collecting Area
Suite 113, Elmer L. Andersen Library